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03 October, 2022

PrecisionLife Data Provides Boost To Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Research

PrecisionLife – a company which generates insights into disease biology to create novel precision medicines for chronic diseases – has unveiled the results of a study that provides the first detailed genetic insights into the pathophysiological mechanisms underpinning myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

02 October, 2022

Long-Term COVID-19 Linked To Autoimmune Diseases, Canadian Study Shows – National IG News

Some tall COVID patients suffering from symptoms including fatigue and shortness of breath are showing signs of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, suggests a Canadian study that is based on similar findings.

02 October, 2022

Preston Woman Releases Inspiring Collection Of Children’s Books On Disabilities And Differences

Joanne Moore decided to write books for children after she was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Her youngest daughter at the time couldn’t understand why she was unable to get out of bed some days and struggled with things that other parents could do as she looked ’normal’.

02 October, 2022

SNP Government Under Pressure As ME Sufferers Make £6m Plea Amid Long Covid 'Alliance'

Campaigners are calling for the SNP-run Scottish Government to ring fence £6 million a year to treat people with chronic fatigue syndrome.

01 October, 2022

Marijuana Safer Than Most Pain Drugs? Research Breakthrough

A recent survey conducted by Care by Design, a California-based medical marijuana company, found that 100 percent of participants who utilized medical marijuana for migraines, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and spinal cord injury reported reduced pain and discomfort.

01 October, 2022

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 'I Lost My Thirties To This Illness'

Experts are warning of an increase in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome as a result of long-Covid.">

01 October, 2022

Something In The Blood II: Long-COVID / Fibromyalgia Autoimmune Connection Found

It’s like a sapling putting out roots. Will it grow into a big tree, or will it die on the vine? However, it turns out, Andreas Goebel Ph.D. has certainly planted some fascinating and possibly game-changing ideas about how fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, and long COVID occurs.

30 September, 2022

Test To Help Patients Manage Long COVID At Home

A test to help patients manage long COVID at home has been developed. The adapted Autonomic Profile (aAP) test can be done by anyone with symptoms of autonomic dysfunction in conditions such as long COVID, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and diabetes 1 and 2, where people experience dizziness or blackouts.

30 September, 2022

Protesters Rip Biden On COVID: ‘Pandemic Is Not Over’

A group of protesters suffering from long-term COVID-19 symptoms demonstrated outside of the White House on Monday, calling out President Biden for his remarks saying the COVID-19 pandemic is “over”. The nonprofit MEAction Network organized the protest outside the White House, in which demonstrators — some who suffer from myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) — laid on the sidewalk holding signs.

30 September, 2022

What Happened To Kirsty Young? BBC Presenter’s ‘Severe And Relentless’ Pain Is Explained

Kirsty Young, a BBC presenter, will host the broadcaster’s coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, after coming out of retirement to present the channel’s coverage of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. This is the first time the actress has worked since taking a hiatus in 2018 due to “severe and relentless” pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. In an interview with The Times, Kirsty stated: “I was experiencing severe joint pain. I’d wake up with the sensation that I had glass in my joints.”

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